Chick Corea

Chick Corea

American jazz pianist
Miles Davis was a part of my life from 1947 on. I was born in 1941 and I first heard him in 1947 on a 78 rpm. And then I followed his career, starting with his first solo album in 1951. He was an icon and inspiration and a mentor to me.More Chick Corea quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I enjoy playing the band as the band. I be the whole band and Im playing the drums, Im playing the guitar, Im playing the saxophone. To me, the most wonderful thing about playing music is that.More Chick Corea quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My dad was all about music. He was a musician, leading a band when I was born. His band was active all through the 40s. He'd started it in the late 20s and 30s. According to the scrapbook, his band was doing quite well around the Boston area. During the Depression they were on radio. It was a jazz-oriented band. He was a trumpet player, and he wrote and arranged for the band. He taught me how to play the piano and read music, and taught me what he knew of standard tunes and so forth. It was a fantastic way to come up iMore Chick Corea quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I no longer wanted to satisfy myself. I really want to connect with the world and make my music mean something to people.More Chick Corea quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My wife, Gayle, is a wonderful musician and singer. We share music, so it's a deep bond.More Chick Corea quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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